Poll: Most Americans Support Funding National Park Repairs

Nadia Ramlagan NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Eight in 10 registered voters support cleaning up and repairing our aging national parks, in the latest poll by The Pew Charitable Trusts. House lawmakers are considering legislation that would channel up to $6.5 billion in funding to the National Park Service to begin upgrades to crumbling roads, outdated water […]

East Tennessee family turns lemons into lemonade

Family with a Pediatric Brain Tumor Diagnosis Partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation September marks the 5-year anniversary of six-year-old Tillery Phillips’ cancer diagnosis. Now, her family is partnered with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to raise money for childhood cancer research. Diagnosed at 15 months old with a low grade glioma brain tumor, Tillery’s parents […]

Nationwide Poll Shows Growing Support for School Choice

~ from Tennessee Federation for Children Education Next, a project of Harvard university, recently released their annual poll on education, and this year’s edition shows growing support for school choice across the country since 2016. As Tennessee looks to implement its Education Savings Account program for the 2020-2021 school year, keep in mind that support for […]

City of Knoxville Primary Election is TODAY

City of Knoxville Primary Election is TODAY

  Polls are open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. To find your voting location, visit the Tennessee Secretary of State’s website. Type in your information and it will show if you registered and where to vote.   For the mayor’s race, if no one candidate gets more than 50% of the vote, the two candidates with […]

Carter High School Class of 1969 Fiftieth Year Reunion

Saturday, October 19, 2019 VENUE:  The River Vista Weddings and Events 3559 Johnson Frazier Cemetery Road  Knoxville, TN 37914 Cost:  $40.00 per person               Dress:  Casual Please RSVP  “yes” by September 1, 2019 to Brenda Parton Anderson, 6127 S. Apopka Drive   Knoxville, TN 37914 Please include your name […]

Publisher’s Correction re. February 2016 council meeting

It has come to my attention, through social and other media, that in last week’s Publisher’s Position I incorrectly identified 2019 city council candidate Amelia Parker as having dropped the “F bomb” while addressing city council about an issue at a council meeting in 2016. After further review, I stand corrected that it was not […]

10,279 Total Early Votes

By Mike Steely Given a large turnout Thursday during the last three days of Early Voting, when 1831 voted and 948 voted by absentee ballot, the hoped-for 10,000 was met. As the final day approached more and more people voted and Downtown West topping the other polling places during the early voting with a total […]

South Knoxville Alliance holding business card exchange

 Please join us on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 for the next SKA Business Card Exchange We’ll be meeting at Lowe’s Home Improvement 7520 Mountain Grove Dr., Knoxville, TN The Exchange kicks off at 8:00 a.m. Refreshments will be served. This is a great opportunity to meet other business professionals in the SoKno area. Hope you […]

7th Annual Monroe Life Balloon Fiesta

The 7th Annual Monroe Life Balloon Fiesta will return to East Tennessee at Sequoyah Birthplace Museum. Enjoy Balloon rides, live music, food, arts & crafts, kids zone and much more all while supporting the Boys and Girls Club of Monroe County. The two-day Balloon Fiesta begins on Saturday, August 31st from 4 p.m. – 10 […]

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